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Nata Village Guide

About 187 km from Francistown along the road to Maun is Nata Village.

The village serves as a perfect gateway to both Maun and Kasane. Nata is a good place to stop over on your way to Chobe, Victoria Falls and the Okavango .

You can refuel your vehicle at a service station along the road or just get refreshments and snacks.

Nata Hotels and Lodges

There are four Nata Hotels in the village. Actually two are lodges and the other two are guesthouses. The two lodges are Nata Lodge and North Gate lodge.

The guesthouses, Maya Guesthouse and the Nata Guesthouse are smaller accommodation options and are ideal for the budget traveler.

Planet Baobab in Gweta(Between Nata and Maun) is another accommodation option . There you have a choice of either camping or sleeping in Traditional Bakalanga Huts!


  • Nata Sanctuary
  • Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pan National Park
  • Giant Baobab Trees


  • Quad bike safaris
  • Game Viewing
  • Guided walks in the bush and Pans
  • Meerkat safari in the Kalahari Desert
  • Birding safari in the salt pans

Nata is also famous for being a cattle farming area.During the rainy season , a lot of cattle graze on the grass along the Maun-Francistown road. When driving in the Nata region remember not to over speed to avoid colliding into cattle...